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, and what can be done to fix it? but first this background. >> a rocky start for the roll out of healthcare online exchanges may have been because of a series of lapses in the design and supervisors of . "new york times" investigation discovered that management of contractors and federal coordinators building the site was problematic from the beginning. the centers for medicare and medicaid services took the lead role of commanding the project without the infrastructure and manpower to handle the various activities of contractors working together. medicare and medicaid agencies were in charge of coordinating the work of more than 50 contractors. "the new york times" reported, quote, confidential report from the health and human resource department show senior officials repeatedly expressed doubt that the system would be ready on time with lack of resources and other factors. from the beginning politics has been intertwined with the policy. the affordable care act implementation in spite over the debt ceiling moving forward obamacare will be a campaign issue fo
the president's signature healthcare act known as obamacare. the president will come out shortly, and we'll hear specifically about the plan that has to be fixed known as obamacare. this is a choreographyed event for the cameras. they wanted to show despite the glitches in the system it is working. those gathering are those that the president will point to say, even though there have been glitches with the system. even though you have difficulties logging on these are people who now have insurance if the website and the affordable care act has not been put in place. mike viqueira, your thoughts about the president comes out? >> reporter: a couple of things. there is the real world and then politics. let's start with the real world. they will tell us that 19 million people have tied to get on this to website. 5,000 americans without insurance have applied to get in these marketplaces to chews an insurance policy to buy insurance. what the president will not tell us, and now we're going into the rose garden. >> ms. janice baker. >> obama: everybody have a seat. >> hello, m my name is janice baker.
americans are having trouble enrolling with the government's healthcare exchanges and exchanging data with the website. house republicans are investigating the problems with the healthcare program. >>> travel was a problem with oakland in the bay area. rapid transit trains left 200,000 riders stranded for their daily commutes. union employees walked off the job at mid. this is the second time this year that the nation's fifth largest rail system has shut down. >>> 80,000 syrian refugees in lebron james could be ouin -- in the cold. the u.s. is donating an additional $100 million in aid. >>> those are the headlines at this hour, and america tonight is up next, and i'm john, and i'll be back here. and you can get the latest news online at see you at 11:00. >> on america tonight, the stumbling start. glitchy websites, frustrated sign-ups, and eve without the tea party is obama headed for failure? >> i'm seeing the button for eligibility results, and i can't get past that button right now. >> also tonight, the return of the native, where the buffalo roam once again. >> it p
's administration vietnam for the adolescent approach for healthcare. obama at the end of the administration will wish ted cruz and the republicans succeeded to defund it because they would have said obama and the foolish legislation from their themselves. >> rick, it was hard to avoid some of the headlines. i know the debt deal got a lot of attention. the shotdown got a lot of attention. when robert -- robert gibbs says it's excruciatingly notice. >> it's the first week. what can i tell you? i expect we'll see a headline graphic coming up showing that in oregon 10%, the amount of people who are uninsured in oregon was reduced by 10% last week. a big number. california, 600,000 people now getting health coverage that didn't have it before. there are some victories in the states. the launch of the federal website, a disaster. you know what? it will get fixed. >> steve, actually, we can only guess how bad the federal health exchanges were. state exchanges are different. the federal health exchanges are the ones we're getting very, very mixed reporting on. the most we can calculate, all estimat
the right to have healthcare and to education and to decent housing. >> the gloves are off as the far left now pushing for complete socialism. we'll spell that out in the talking points memo. >> were -- harmful to all of our children and it's time to remove this kind of stereotyping. >> and the washington redskins controversy still red hot so to speak. we will hear the team's point of view. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. here comes socialism. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. with obama care descending into chaos, the president and the democratic party are in a perilous place right now. americans are starting to figure out that the government-controlled healthcare industry is likely to be a nightmare on many fronts. so why, why won't the feds fix this situation before imposing it on we, the people. the answer is that obama care is just part of a vision for the forced sharing of american assets. the strategy is largely kept quiet but there have been hints. >> th
to reopen the government with some changes to the healthcare law that they will put forward, though medical device tax, which is unpopular, income verification for people seeking healthcare subsidies, changing what makes up a full- time employer, which would certainly affect the economy in the whole scheme of the new healthcare law. all of this will be packaged together. and given the fact that the poll numbers for republicans right now are terrible on this, i think you'll have an agreement. it will end up on the house floor and will pass. it's in the best interest of republicans and democrats to stop this thing now, because every -- the poll numbers show everybody looks bad. >> okay. >> all that together means it's going to happen next week. >>> debt crisis denners. >> if you think client change skepticism is unwarranted, consider the debt crisis denyieys. debt skeptics say we can grow our way out of debt with more tax revenue. not so says harvard university's nile ferguson. in a recent column citing forecasts from the nonpartisan congressional budget office, the cbo, last month, the cbo p
is the mosque in damascus and we report on big changes that west african healthcare system is seeing. ♪ but first at least 73 people now have been killed and many more injured in an earthquake in the central philippines and it was a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit the island in the second biggest city and power has been cut and buildings destroyed and over 100 people have been hurt. >> reporter: crews search for survivors be kneeled concrete buildings, the 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit just before 8:00 in the morning and the force brought down buildings and seeing people fleeing into open spaces. >> translator: we were caught by surprise. the building collapsed as people were coming out. >> reporter: officers and schools were closed for a national holiday and this may have saved lives. >> this is where the church is, a huge, old, spanish church built in the 1600s and severely damaged and a lot has collapsed and perhaps because it's a holiday today there were though casualties at all there. the mayor of the town came out to the command center in front of the church and people ga
is the largest healthcare company in the world? not so easy to answer, huh? no name comes to mind, and yet there is such a company. here's a few hints: its world headquarters are located in san francisco, it's been around for well over a century, and it's doing very well, but even its own employees joke by saying it's the biggest company you've never heard of. and that may be a good sign. people who know the healthcare field say that in many areas the science is getting better, the technology is getting better, and the people, the quality of people, is getting better. the problem is the systems and the organizations. well, mckesson, the world's largest healthcare organization, has been steering a slow and steady and sure course for over a century, doing good work - such good work that you don't even notice their name. yet if you go to any pharmacy, any drugstore, you are patronizing indirectly the services of mckesson, services that are sometimes frontline, saving lives, for instance, as happened recently in nova scotia. and the man who heads mckesson canada, nick lopocaro, is in the image
this law means for them and how they can get covered. you probably heard, the new website that helps consumers buy affordable health insurance, has not work as smoothly as it is opposed to work. the number of people who have visited the site has been overwhelming, which has aggravated underlying problems. despite all that, thousands of people are signing up and saving money as we speak. many americans with pre-existing conditions, again, discovering they can finally get health insurance like everybody else. so, today, i want to speak to every american who is looking to get affordable health insurance. i want you to know what is available to you and why it may be a good deal for you. and for those who have had some problems with the website, i want to tell you what we are doing to make it work better and how you can sign up to get coverage and other ways. before i do that, let me remind everybody that the affordable care act is not just a website. it is much more. for the vast majority of americans, for 85% of americans who already had helped insurance through your employer
that the president is making another speech. a couple weeks ago, he was comparing to amazon, they overplay their hand. host: we asked viewers what the president needs to say today. what do you think he needs to say? guest: he needs to start by apologizing and say i am sorry this does not work and we're going to fix it. that is the elephant in the room. everyone wants it to work. republicans want it to work and they think that people will decide it is not something they want. democrats believe that when it works the way it is supposed to work, people will decide they need a. -- need it. the president needs to say we screw this up, we are aware of that, people have been trying to get on and get coverage and we are going to fix it. the site is going to go down for 4 hours a day now for them to make repairs. they should have rolled out state-by-state, done something differently instead of a date -- great big reveal. the president is a pretty smart guy. they have the capability, you saw from the campaign, to put up a digital operation that is unrivaled in political history. kayak
probably heard that, the new website where people can apply for health insurance and browse and buy affordable plans in most states hasn't worked as smoothly as it was supposed to work. the number of people who visited the site has been overwhelming which has aggravated some of these underlying problems. despite all that, thousands of people are signing up and saving money as we speak. americans with a preexisting condition like janice are discovering that they can finally get health insurance like everybody else. >> rose: we begin with evening with the controversy over obama the health insurance websites created by the affordable care act is president obama's signature healthcare reform legislation. yet three weeks after their debut they remain plagues with problems. 20 million americans have visited the sites but only a fraction of them have successfully signed up for insurance. president obama spoke from the rose garden today to reassure americans with the problems with the websites would be solved. >> here's the bottom line. the product, the health insurance is good. th
. after white house spokesman jay carney faced a second straight day of questions about healthcare.dpov and suggested nobody would be fired over the mishaps because president obama wants the team more focused on getting people health insurance than figuring out who is to blame. >> not interested in monday morning quarterbacking. >> >> reporter: many woman used-of-fumbling the rollout health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius would not answer questions today though there are new signs that sebelius is at least being sidelined, if not benched, by the president, as jeffrey zines, someone who has served in several posts and close to the president, is being brought into hhs to oversee the fixing of the website. pressure came out over a report that the administration tested the site to see if it handle tens of thousands of customers and it crashed, during a simulation when a few hundred tried to log on at the same time. which raised questions about what the president knew about the questions and why they pushed forward anyway. >> i'm sure he knew in september that there was n
of the healthcare law. i think just as a regulator it is good to remember that we don't just regulate health insurance. we have that other insurance out there. all kinds of other issues going on. we're right now in the middle of accreditation. which is always a fun week for the department. but it just -- it is good to have us audited once in a while because we put you folks through it all the tile. it is -- time. it is good to get a taste of our own medicine. i think -- it will be interesting to see how the next six, sister, 18 months -- 12, 18 months rolls out. how the companies have responded. from our perspective, we have had enough resources and enough time to get -- i hope meet the demands of the carriers as they file the new plans and the questions that they have coming in. we want to make sure we're meeting your needs as well. so i think so far so good. >> i'm told we have time for one question. do we have a question in the audience? >> i think we got fatigue in the audience. i think i have talked enough. >> well, please join me in thanking commis
our customers." we'll leave it there. coming up, will healthcare change? bye-bye privacy. that's not republicans saying it. >>> first, the n.s.a. and now the healthcare exchange. privacy concerns rising on the report that buried in the software for the obamacare website is this: "you have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system." wow! michelle? >> this is really concerning. what is also concerning is the navigators who will have access to sensitive, personal financial information. we just found out that one obamacare navigator roslyn wells has a warrant out for her arrest. according to the house oversight committee there is no procedure for vetting the obamacare navigators, no background checks, notng. these are making the american people vulnerable to identity theft, fraud. now we know that obamacare, you have no privacy. >> juan, when i read this, i couldn't believe it. we talked to the producers. we have contacted the h.h.s. we talked about this. i can not believe that when you click "accept" th
healthcare act which is known to many as obamacare and also known as the aca saying the president is frustrated with the act and how it has been rolling out as well. he plans on fixing it. it's not often that you hear the president quote someone about something he has worked to create that it stank. the president said anything going wrong with the site will be fixed. a sense at the moment proof that things are going better than they used to, which is we tried while the president was speaking to log onto the affordable care act at . we managed to be successful on all four attempts. do we have that screen shot? os 9, there it is. we logged in four times and this is what we found. we got past the home page which is what seem to be the major complication throughout the day. it took it to the state that we logged in on and we were able to complete what we needed to complete, which is what some would say is progress. mike viqueira joins us now from washington. mike, the president seemed to have a lot of numbers at his disposal as well. people who had been waiting for quit
moments from now president obama will address the affordable healthcare changes. >>> and one of the most restrictive abortion laws anywhere in the country. >>> and governor christie as same sex marriages go forward any way. >> it has been nearly four weeks since a key part of president obama's healthcare law was rolled out and some would say four weeks of problems. those exchanges being blasted by everyone from the president as former press secretary to the president himself. all of them admitting the online exchanges proving to be an embarrassment to the program. mike viqueira joins us, what can we expect to hear from the president at 11:25 this morning 123,478 you hit the nail on the head, an embarrassment, someone needs to be fired. the healthcare exchanges rolled out october 21st. and a large part is due to the part that the system was overwhelmed. that's the line that the white house stuck with, and 19 million unique visitors have visited that, but precious few have been able to get through. there is political criticism, not only from people trying to get health insurance from these
. >> i have been trying since day one to get an account and log in on i failed again. >> we couldn't make this page work. >> and again. >> it wouldn't log me in. >> and again. >> it's not working. >> when i called the 1-800 number for help, the reps tell me volume is high and to try again during off peak hours. so i tried at 10:30 at night. 7:00 in the morning. and still, it didn't work. so finally, i set my alarm clock for 3:00 a.m. sunday morning. but, guess what? the system was down for maintenance. >> maintenance? a joke. the system has been down since its inception two weeks ago. and you know what? it's never going to work. because the whole obama care concept is impossible to understand. simply a giant mess. even president obama's inner circle knows that. >> this is excruciatingly embracing for the white house and the department of health and human services. this was bungled badly. i hope they are working day and night to get this done. when they get it fixed, i hope they fire some people that were in charge of making sure that this thing was supposed to work. w
close. so our early efforts to cover childless adults started way before healthcare reform. we started with a waiver to cover individuals who are h.i.v. positive with incomes below the federal poverty limit. this coverage was extended to individuals who are h.i.v. positive with incomes 100% below the federal poverty limit. the key to maintaining control of the costs there was cost neutrality. the other piece of -- let me go back. how do i go back? oh. we then also took the early option to cover childless adults up to 133%. i mentioned that. effective july, 2010. we also then received another 1115 waiver which is funded through an allocation to cover adults up to 200% of the federal poverty limit. we have received another 1115 waiver which is funded through a dish allocation to cover adults up to 200% of the federal poverty limit. we have expanded, unlike most state who is have opted for the medicaid expansion, who are expecting to see a large influx of people into their medicaid program, we do expect to see more people enrolled because we're doing a lot of outreach, but the large influ
't healthcare just kill you? this just in now the big guy is baring his teeth and revealing the wolf in the healthcare law in sheep's clothing. i would not go one step further and set those sharp blades to the healthcare law itself. and now that you have clearly had it. how about recognizing the obvious and rip it or delay it, because the healthcare law may be up but it ain't running, and the more you try fixing it on the flow, -- the foreclosure the -- on the fly, the more you can stick a spin in and it call it a day. this is not about defunding this thing. this is about saving this thing, your thing you crowning achievement. it's not just stumbling and bun. ing, it's crashing and now the whole nation is yelling. >> good to be back. welcome everybody. i'm neil cavuto. maybe runs should stop wallowing. the way the healthcare roll houston out has been going, they can still win. when you have to cull up the x men of computer geeks to fix the flips you run out of excuses and have run out of time. this is using cash. time to put your pride aside and cease and desist this debacle now. i'm
was the president doing today trying to reassure that the healthcare program is a, a good program, and b, these are problems we can fix. >> yes. and you saw him there trying to maintain a difficult balance. on the one hand showing i'm as angry as anybody, i understand the irritation, i share the irritation with those people who are trying to sign up and this is the problem that's going to get fixed. and very quickly thereafter saying but are the underlying product are just fine. don't let these problems you're hearing about with respect to the website do anything to cloud your view about the underlying product, the healthcare program is going to be just fine. >> rose: he wants to separate website problems from the notion of content, that what they have is a good product. >> he does. and that is, that would be a win for them, basically, after three weeks of getting pounded, is for it to just look like well it's kind of a tech issue and here we've escalated it up all the way to the president and he said he wants it fixed and it will be fixed. the problem that the reporting shows is that i
. >>> now on to the affordable healthcare act, depending on who you ask, it's a success. we exam both sides of this extremesive divisive issue. we start in georgia where many for obamacare, where it is also called, is a bad word. here is robert gray. >> reporter: after 20 years of working for advisory firms. cicely decided it was time for her to open her own business. but now she'll need her own health insurance. >> my clients, who are also self employed, i told them to wait until november, december because i knew there would be glitches. >> reporter: she's talking about . the website that is supposed to allow customers the opportunity to sign up for healthcare. >> the long term, i think this will be a distant memory. >> reporter: for welch who lives in georgia, one of 36 states that did not open up their own healthcare exchange, she finds the federally designed website frustrating. >> i'm fully registered. i see my placing sent in. but to view eligibility results, i can't access that button. >> people have their personal advisers, i'm working with my clients, friends and fam
and democrats were eager to see happen, and it drove back into the mix to the healthcare law. it would roll back this tax, and also take away subsidies for president, members of congress, other staffers both of those have some interest by some democrats, but democrats are saying this is not the way to go at it. >> when i went to bed last night, i thought a deal would be reached today, when i woke up this morning i thought a deal would be reached today. when i go to to bet tonight will a deal be reach. >> it is definitely a good question, let's talk about how the reaction is going to what house republicans are proposing. house democratic leadership said not going to happen, the white house is calling it ransome, and here is what senator majority leader harry reed has to say. >> the house republican leaderships plan that is now out and people taken a look at it, it is a plan to advance an extreme piece of legislation, and it is nothing more than a blatant line. >> because there was this process moving forward. you are seeing a lot of behind closed door meetings. but now they are looking at what th
. >> austin always a bles pleasuro do thave you. >>> keeping the quality of healthcare at bay. more when we return right here. >> this is obamacare and this is the bill that is up and running for 17 days now and not running all that well just yet. our expert is back. david the glitches that we have heard about already put this at risk. it's not going to implode the system. we are way early in the process. there are six months in open enrollment. these glitches if they under mine the target goals. that could impact the insurance premiums that we pay. we have the first estimates on el rollment. enrollment. the pesky problems with the new system are causing headaches. error or glitches or a snafoos. they are likening them to apple and the launch of a new product. i don't remember anyone suggesting that they stop selling i-phones or i pads. >> the glitch is e enrollment. of the nine and a half million people that visited healthcare.go ov i v 36000000 he ebenrolled. the administration disputes the figures. had 14 million visits in the first three days. showing the demand. the th
called enroll virginia, which does little more than kick users to the failing federal website, that has the president fuming and critics howling. virginia governor, bob mcdonnell opted to stay out of obama care. no enrollment figures are available. in washington, scott broom, wusa9. >> and stepping on the campaign trail today, virginia attorney general and republican gubernatorial candidate, ken cuccinelli called on president obama to fire kathleen. he says the secretary of health and human services should be held accountable for the flawed rollout of the affordable care act. he doesn't know if he would have voted for the bart deal. >> the affordable care act was at the center of that shutdown. and we have been pitting frustrations with some of the other things. well today it is the healthcare reform versus potholes. at this hour, potholes are still in the lead. you can log on to to cast your vote in today's frustration madness bracket. >> ken cuccinelli may be lagging in the polls on the road to richmond and with two weeks to go, he is not getting any help
healthcare law to them. to anything apple does? apple stuff is cool. this healthcare thing is not. when apple launches something new people stand in line to get it. when the government launches the healthcare thing, folks couldn't get online so they said the hell with it. apple makes it simple. the government makes it tough. apple has a rare screwup. its fixes it, and fast. the government's a total skewup and just makes the problem worse. apple creates stuff people don't even need but they want. the government creates stuff the people need but they do not want. apple knows its customers. the government couldn't care less about its customers. apple performs because it has to. it has plenty of competition. the government doesn't perform because it doesn't have to. it has got no competition. apple keeps innovating. the government's long stopped trying. you can learn any apple devices courtesy of a tiny little pamphlet. this healthcare thing, try 2,000 plus pages. apple designers show you what's in their stuff before you buy their stuff. government designers say you first have to buy their stuff
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says close to 500,000 people were able to put in an application in the new affordable healthcare act. millions more are still trying to lock on the system. delia goncalves is live outside the department of human health and services in southwest dc with more and they are the ones trying to administer it. good morning delia. >> reporter: they are trying to fix these problems. the administration says the good news more than 1 million people have visited it. bad news, that site is a mess. lots of folks say the basics don't even work right. for instance if you make one mistake, several pages into the application, they say the site makes you start all over at page one. the white house says half a million people have filed applications. the fix is on the table, increased technical staff from inside and outside the government. write new codes to prepare the glitches and expand capacity to meet the demands. >> it has to be fixed. tens of millions of more people will have access to affordable quality healthcare. >> god knows how much money they have spent and it is a failure. >> the way i woul
an account and log in on i failed again. >> we couldn't make this page work. >> and again. >> it wouldn't log me in. >> and again. >> it's not working. >> when i called the 1-800 number for help, the reps tell me volume is high and to try again during off peak hours. so i tried at 10:30 at night. 7:00 in the morning. and still, it didn't work. so finally, i set my alarm clock for 3:00 a.m. sunday morning. but, guess what? the system was down for maintenance. >> maintenance? a joke. the system has been down since its inception two weeks ago. and you know what? it's never going to work. because the whole obama care concept is impossible to understand. simply a giant mess. even president obama's inner circle knows that. >> this is excruciatingly embracing for the white house and the department of health and human services. this was bungled badly. i hope they are working day and night to get this done. when they get it fixed, i hope they fire some people that were in charge of making sure that this thing was supposed to work. we knew there were going to be some glitches, right
that obamacare poses a grave threat to virginians. and the future of their healthcare. >> my alma mater, the university of virginia, just announced that it will no longer be able to provide healthcare coverage to many spouses of their thousands of employees. just two weeks ago the fairfax county water authority, significant employer in northern virginia announced it will have to drop coverage for its employees because of obamacare's taxes. >> mcauliffe's campaign said that the debate is over on obamacare and time to implement the law. cuccinelli has called the roll out of obamacare a national embarrassment. uma? >> molly, thank you very much. >> well, intelligence sources warn of a growing terrorist threat to americans. florida congresswoman ileana ros-lehtinen will be joining us next live with more on that. and life imitates art or maybe it's the other way around. former vice president dick cheney reveals that a shocking assassination scene that played out on a popular television show was all too real possibility for him. >> you okay? [ female announcer ] the best thing about this bar
says no one is more mad about this than he is. he says the affordable healthcare act better known as obama care is more than just a web site it is a law that provide new benefits and protections without health insurance or in need of better insurance. the president addressing the issue at the rose garden flanked by people already enrolled in the program. the roll out on the web site is unacceptable. >> there is no sugar coating it. the web site has been too slow, people have been getting stuck during the application process. and i think it's fair to say nobody is more frustrated by that than i am. precisely because the product is good, t good. >> the web site healthcare d.go has been having problems since it opened three weeks ago. he is working with the prietest and best minds to fix the web site. critics say despite the cost $200 million to develop will not be a quick fix. >> die know what these people are doing. there are not that many web pages. i don't get it. where did the money go? >> it cost so much to develop a simple program according to him. republicans say the web site
one of the changes that already exists. this happened overnight. on the front of the website, you can see it there for yourself, it demonstrates the fact that people can apply online or apply by phone. that's different. the president will certainly make the case that the health care law is about more than just botched, at least at this point, a flawed website, it's about affordable health care. they will point out among other things that 50% more agents are available at call centers to help people that want to apply right now. among the things that critics of health care website and of the health care plan in general will indicate is the fact that the white house still will not say exactly how many people have enrolled to this point. they point to the number 19 million unique visitors to date over the last three weeks but comparatively that's not that big when you compare it to other websites, maybe ranks like 200 or 250th of all the websites that are out there right now. the president will do his best to look forward, not look to the past. over the next several d
and consumers and business owners are adjusting to the new healthcare law. plus-- how wall street is in the money because of obamacare. and will amazon become the next stock to make a run for $1,000. it's all ahead. we'll be right back. i'm going to pass chemistry, and i'll take it from there. i'm going to do what makes me happy. i'm going to work hard. be independent. live large. make the most of every opportunity. i knew i wanted to go to college. but figuring out how to pay for it? i didn't have a clue. the u.s. department of education has over $100 billion. and that's a lot of money. to help students pay for college. and the free application? you mean the fafsa. i did it online. it was easy. i'm never giving up on my goals. i will make a difference. i'm going to find out how to pay for college. i'm going to we now enter week three of open enrollment for the new healthcare law. as skeptics search for drawbacks and americans learn about new insurance options.... one thing is clear: it's still too soon to say how well the process is working. the obama administ
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they are asking b.a.r.t.'s general manager and the board to agree on the economic issues, pension, healthcare and the wages and then when it comes to the work rules, they say instead of the unions having say in whether b.a.r.t. can make a change they -- they said that is what they are giving to b.a.r.t. that is different from last night. this is what the president had to stay. >> this was not easy to find. this was not easy to create. we consulted with a lot of people in the bay area today. tremendous leaders that helped us shape this plan together. >> and i have learned they sent this to the b.a.r.t. board and general manager about 4:45 p.m. this afternoon, and i learned from someone at b.a.r.t. they are going to respond, they are going to have a news conference in the next half hour. wyle get their side of this. if b.a.r.t. were to agree to this it would be an tend to perhaps one of their longest negotiations in their history and one of the shortest strikes. the question is whether they will accept this. that is something we hope to hear within the next hour. jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2
with the issues plaguing issues will be fixed. i was able to log on with no problems but there was a little drama as the president talked about his signature achievement. >> the per vasive fear that one illness -- you're all right, i gotcha. you're okay. this happens when i talk too long. [ laughter ] >> i white house aide came to the young lady's aid and escorted her out. they have been helped by the program known asking obamacare. what was his main message? >> he sure did and we might add that that individual who felt faint was the directly recipient of obamacare in a very literal care. the president was a salesman in chief talking about the attributes of obamacare law, talking once again about preexisting conditions you captain be secluded, you can get your preventive care for free, you can stay on your parents plan until you're 26. he ultimately signed that bill some three years ago, and perhaps it's indicative of the problems and issues surrounding this issue, the president still has to do that very much on defense. but at the same time the president at this poin
that are potential customers for and hundreds of those who might be interested in checking out, what sounds like by the name, a more affordable option. now think about this. did you log on to facebook today? so you are one in a billion plus. so why does one work and one doesn't? we asked a couple of smart people tonight. >> the rest of my attention is back at the offices of facebook where my colleagues and i are doing things that no one in this room, including and specially your clients arent elect you'llly or creatively capable of doing it. >> this is best explained by someone who builds websites like this for a living. >> you must forget, when maybe launched it was only a few hundred people and then limited. >> reporter: this man is a senior software engineer for evectra. he said the biggest problem is instead of trickling in, the doors were wide open. >> think about a building with a lot of people trying to -- trying to get into the building at the same time. >> it is like all of the doors are open and people are flooding through. and once they put in their information and hit sub
to host a healthcare event at the white house to talk about, of course the affordable care act. by the latest count according to the obama administration. half a million people have been able to sign up. but by many other reports, because of the poor performance of the website, 17 million are still trying. derek mcginty has more of the nightmare rollout of a new program that may take months to fix. >>> imagine you are john tankersley. after 24 hours on still no coverage. >> it makes me do it all the rest of it again. >> reporter: washington examiner investigative reporter richard paulus calls this a full-fledged meltdown and quotes an unnamed source, bad decisions and unrealistic time tables. >> the federal government for the first time needed four to six months of testing. >>> the main it contractor is the canadian subsidiary that took in tens of millions of dollars to build the faulty website. >> how was this small canadian company chosen, among all the it giants in this country. >> the white house says it is trying to fix all the customer problems as soon as i
by the white house. >> jon: that sounds promising. [ laughter ] let's hear more. >> is plagued by glitches. >> riddled with glitches. >> glitches. >> snafu. >> bugs, kinks, whatever you want to call this. >> jon: glitches. yes apparently the health goff has 99 problems has 99 problems but a glitch is all of them. [laughter] let's introduce the new segment spinning beach ball of health care. what re talking about here? page freezes? >> many are having trouble just getting on to the web site, logging on. >> jon: okay so the first step doesn't work. [ laughter ] well, i have a feeling after that it's -- [laughter] >> wrong information on medicaid eligibility and long delays in timeouts. >> jon: that's not so bad it's also a feature of nfl games in america. america loves those. >> confusing error messages, broken calculators. >> jon: the (bleep) call cue later doesn't work? -- calculator doesn't work? the one thing included in computers since 1972, you couldn't make that work? what is the only thing that calculator does is spell out the word boobs no matter
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